Our products are all Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather. The Genuine Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather Consortium was founded in 1994 by a small group of Tuscan tanners. Today there are more than 20 associated tanneries, all of them operating in Tuscany, in the area between Pisa and Florence, and sharing the same passion for vegetable-tanned leather and the same standards of production. In the Tuscan Leather District vegetable-tanned leather is still produced following the traditional methods: turning raw hides into durable leather takes time and patience, and the skillful combination of technology and experience.
Vegetable tanning is an old and traditional craft process that is 200 years old, the modernity made by using both ancient recipes and high technology procedures. The transformation from raw hides into high quality leather that will last a long time is a slow and long process that happens wooden drums. One of the most important thing is that is dome respecting the environment. The Vegetable tanning process uses time, much time and natural tannins with modern technologies.
Why we choose vegetable tanning? Because the vegetable tanning is the most ancient, traditional, classical, that made recognizable the quality and characteristics. The result is environmental-friendly process and a leather that is the best. That is why I Medici leather briefcases and bags are the best you can find, choose them.